LINCOLN - At a news conference on Monday, Governor Ricketts detailed new unemployment programs being implemented in Nebraska as a result of federal legislation to aid the pandemic response.  The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) '... Read More

LINCOLN — Governor Pete Ricketts has extended Nebraska's statewide restrictions on social gatherings until at least April 30 and urged residents to brace for another "tough month” in April, when the number of new coronavirus cases is expected to '... Read More

LINCOLN — The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) require each state highway agency to develop a Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). The STIP must list all highway and transit projects '... Read More

BROKEN BOW--The world continues to face the COVID-19 pandemic and all of the challenges it brings. Residents of central Nebraska are also feeling the effects of the coronavirus during this time of health concerns, economic uncertainty, empty stre'... Read More

NEBRASKA- Lawmakers passed a bill March 25 that provides emergency funding to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in Nebraska. Gering Sen. John Stinner sponsored LB1198 which appropriates a total of $83.6 million to bolster the state’s response to the '... Read More

3/24/20  2pm The Three Rivers Public Health Department has confirmed two additional cases of COVID-19.   A female in her 90s in Washington County and a female in her 50s in Saunders County. Three Rivers Public Health Department immediately i'... Read More

LINCOLN - In an effort to meet some of the supply needs that have arisen with the onset of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Cornhusker State Industries (CSI)*, which operates the industry shops for the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS), '... Read More

 March 23, 2020 Sen. John Stinner, LB1198 Lawmakers reconvened March 23 and approved an amendment that would provide emergency funding to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic in Nebraska. Sen. John Stinner Speaker Jim Scheer of Norfolk'... Read More

On the morning of March 21, 2020, four staff members at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI) were assaulted by two inmates.  One staff member sustained a serious injury.  A serious injury is defined by an injury requiring urgent and i'... Read More

GOTHENBURG--A positive case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in the Gothenburg area as of Sunday, March 22. According to, the case is travel-related and was not spread within the community. The press release from Gothenburg Heal'... Read More

Saturday, March 21st, the total of over-all positive Nebraska cases of Covid-19, rose to 42, per Nebraska DHHS.  At this time 356 of tests administered have been negative.  The newest of the positive cases are in Lancaster, Buffalo and Douglas Coun'... Read More

OMAHA - The University of Nebraska Medical Center has release the final Diamond Princess evacuee from the Medical Center campus, drawing to a close its involvement in the federal operation to quarantine people from that cruise ship. The one remain'... Read More

LINCOLN – As Nebraskans are taking preventative measures against COVID-19, the Drinking Water division of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) would like to remind everyone that drinking water remains safe to use. The Cent'... Read More

BROKEN BOW—Sweets and treats are now available when you walk inside the historic Arrow Hotel in downtown Broken Bow (509 S 9th Ave, Broken Bow, NE 68822). The new Bonfire Bakery hosted its grand opening and ribbon cutting on March 13 and was pr'... Read More